Rosetta Landscapes
Rosetta Landscapes

Residential Developments

We are one of the most experienced landscape architects working on housing developments throughout England and have established excellent working relationships with major developers as well as local authorities.

Our involvement can often start prior to land acquisition, through landscape assessment to tree surveys, detailed planting and hard landscape design, to the production of contract documentation and administration of the works on site.

Over the past twenty five years we have produced designs for single dwellings to developments of more than 700 houses, from the Green Belt to prestigious city centre apartments.

In addition, Martin Popplewell represented the Landscape Institute on a working group of the Urban Design Alliance which promotes national debate on good practice in housing developments.

Claypenny, Easingwold

Housing for Persimmon Homes on a former hospital site at Claypenny, Easingwold. The site is seen here around 15 years after planting.

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Lady Anne Court, York

Lady Anne Court – A prestige apartment block in the heart of York

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The Royal Chase, York

The Royal Chase, York. Photo shows the planting on site with 16 years maturity

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Piccadilly, York

This high density development by Persimmon Homes in the centre of York incorporates an underground car park with landscaped decking above. The two pairs of photos compare planting growth after 7 and 14 years.

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Harehills, Leeds

A major housing development incorporating both apartments and family dwellings on the former Harehills Hospital site in Leeds – one pair of photos shows planting after 5 & 13 years respectively.

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Headingley Filter Beds, Leeds

A development by Miller Homes on the former Headingley Filter Beds in Leeds – the site is shown 12 years after planting

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The Avenue, Clifton, York

The Avenue, Clifton, York. A prestige apartment development on land formerly part of St Peters School. Paired photos show the site 6 & 12 years after planting

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Long Causeway, Adel

A joint development on Long Causeway, Adel by Tay Homes and Persimmon Homes. Photos show (a) mature roadside planting and (b) a wildlife area near one of the apartment blocks.

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Shadwell Lane, Leeds

Maturing landscape at a Persimmon Homes scheme in Shadwell Lane, Leeds. The site is seen here around 20 years after planting

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Parkwood Avenue, Leeds

Parkwood Mews is a distinctive housing scheme built by Arncliffe Homes in the grounds of Roundhay Hall Leeds. One pair of photos compares growth in planting after 5 and 12 years

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Whitley Lodge Presentation Plan

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Bingley Road Presentation Plan

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